[Arabidopsis] BIOINFORMATICS PROGRAMMER

Manpreet Katari via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by mkatari from nyu.edu)
Wed May 2 05:13:35 EST 2007


BIOINFORMATICS PROGRAMMER

A full-time programmer position is available in the "Plant Genomics/ 
Systems Biology" laboratory headed by Dr. Gloria Coruzzi, in the  
Department of  Biology  at New York University. The successful  
candidate is expected to work together with biologists and  
bioinformaticians on an NSF funded Bioinformatics Project entitled  
"VirtualPlant" to develop web-based software that helps biologists  
analyze, integrate and visualize large-scale data sets (genomic  
experiments). The applicant should have a technical background and  
computational skills that allows developing appropriate  
bioinformatics tools and algorithms for analysis, visualization and  
public dissemination of information derived from studies of genomes.

Qualifications:
The candidate must have or be working towards a degree in Computer  
Science, Math or a related field and have demonstrated programming  
experience in the development of web-based software.
- Fluent in Object Oriented PERL.
- Fluent in SQL and database management.
- Java experience is a plus.
- R language is a plus.
- Knowledge of Biology is a plus.
Promising candidates will be interviewed and given a mini-project to  
accomplish before the hiring decision is made.
This position includes health care benefits, and tuition remission  
(after 3 mo. employment).
Please send cover letter, current resume, and 3 references to Alexis  
Cruikshank (ac92 from nyu.edu).





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